Drew McAuliffe

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The Psychedelic Revolution Is Being Led by a 79-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor

George Sarlo is throwing cash at research into how drugs like magic mushrooms can help people overcome trauma like his own.<p>Deep in the Mexican jungle, in a village so remote it's only accessible by boat, 74-year-old venture capitalist George Sarlo waited to meet his father.<p>It was the fall of 2012, …

University of California

Google Express lets you shop at Costco without a membership

Good news for wannabe bulk shoppers: You no longer need a Costco membership to stock up on a case of Cup O’ Noodles, two 48 oz bottles of Listerine, and a bag of Kirkland signature tortilla chips the size of Rhode Island. As <i>Delish</i> just pointed out, no more borrowing your uncle’s Costco membership …

Shopping

Watch: Simple Techniques for Modifying Light That You Should Know About

Learn how to use light modifiers to achieve dynamic, professional images.<p>As an indie filmmaker, you may not be able to get your hands on a spendy …

Shadow Art Project by Damon Belanger

This project by San Francisco-based artist Damon Belanger brings inanimate objects to life by adding clever shadow art. The pieces were created using …

Giant sequoia skyscrapers designed to keep rotted trees standing

Modernization has harmed giant sequoias: not only have they been cut down in groves, but climate change has diminished their lifespan. Four designers …

lanD studio completes treehouse M with inverted roof in china

<b>treehouse M designed by cambridge graduates andong lu and pingping dou of lanD studio is a weekend getaway home hoisted high into the tree canopies</b> …

Sampha - (No One Knows Me) Like The Piano

Music Videos

44 of the best long hiking trails in the continental US all on one map

So many trails, so little time. That’s sure how it feels sometimes when you’re trying to pick a new adventure to go on. It can be difficult deciding …

Top 21 Beaches in the World

Travel<p>Find perfection in these places where land meets water.<p>Ask true beach lovers to name a favorite swath of surf and sand, and the answer changes with the tides. Luckily our planet is covered in oceans, seas, and lakes, which means there’s a beach to indulge any whim. From pearly crescents …

West Sussex

Trailer for ‘Loving Vincent’, A Film That Tells the Story of Van Gogh Through Oil Painting Animations

Breakthru Films, the producers of the upcoming film <i>Loving Vincent</i>, have released a second teaser trailer that includes dialogue. As we mention in …

Animation

Carbon raises $81 million for international expansion of its rapid 3D-printing tech

Large manufacturers of high-tech products, from luxury vehicles to elastomers and resins, have lined up to invest in and partner with Carbon (formerly known as Carbon 3D) the Redwood City, Calif. company known for its rapid, 3D-printing technologies.<p>The three-year-old startup added $81 million in …

Athletic Apparel

Oakland Artists Are Building a Three-Story Victrola for Burning Man

For when you really, really want to be heard<p>Everybody has a dream. Oakland artist Nick Fynn’s dream is to build a 35-foot-tall Victrola gramophone and roll it out to the desert in time for Burning Man come August.<p>In the odd but apparently not all that unlikely case that this happens to be your …

Burning Man

The best pop music of 2016 (so far)

So much about the first few months of pop in 2016 has been about mourning. David Bowie, Glenn Frey, Merle Haggard, <b></b>Paul Kantner, George Martin, Prince, Scotty Moore, Maurice White, Bernie Worrell and the just-starting-out Christina Grimmie are among those who have left us.<p>But while the music …

Paul Simon

Every Single Trail in California, on One Map

Americans love hiking. In 2015, 38.7 million of us spent time hiking and backpacking off the beaten path. And from the Pacific Crest Trail to the …

The Goldilocks Rule: How to Stay Motivated in Life and Business

It was 1955 and Disneyland had just opened in Anaheim, California when a ten-year-old boy walked in and asked for a job. Labor laws were loose back then and the boy managed to land a position selling guidebooks to visitors for $0.50 a piece.<p>Within a year, he had transitioned to Disney's magic shop …

Fancy life in an eco-village? Welcome to the hi-tech off-grid communities

Residents in an eco-village project piloted in the Netherlands will produce solar and biogas power, grow their food and recycle waste into fertiliser<p>“If you look at any long lasting eco-village, it has usually been about religion, polyamory or drugs,” says James Ehrlich, president of …

Sustainability

Flying drone can stay hidden underwater for months

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Drones

Watch an 8-minute animated short from Blizzard’s new shooter Overwatch

Even cybernetic gorillas play Hearthstone<p><i>Overwatch</i> isn't just the next game from Blizzard, it's also the company's first new property in close to two decades. And the company that brought us worlds like Azeroth and Sanctuary seems intent on making sure its latest creation is equally as memorable. …

How to craft the perfect playlist for productivity

Nothing has more of a negative impact on my workday than forgetting my headphones.<p>Like most people, music is a huge part of my life. I listen to the most music while I work, sifting through playlists, from neo classical to indie to electronica on what seems like a never-ending search for the …

‘The Simpsons’ Drops Epic Mockery Of Republican & Democratic Primaries

It’s not an exaggeration to say that the 2016 election is already one of the strangest in modern memory. Fortunately for those of us possibly pulling …

Artist Creates Miniature Hand-Thrown Pottery Small Enough to Sit on Your Fingertip

Ceramic artist Jon Almeda likes to work in extremes, and for many years he's crafted massive pottery–the bigger the better. That all changed, however, when he came across a book called <i>Creating Ceramic Miniatures</i>. This publication precipitated a major shift in his process, and he went from throwing …

Marc Fornes creates sculptural installation in France using perforated metal shingles

New York-based designer Marc Fornes has completed an outdoor installation for a French school, consisting of perforated aluminium plates that cast …

Innovative "More Sky" Windows Transform into Outdoor Seating for Small Apartments

In small dwellings, it can be a challenge to experience the beauty of natural light. Architect and designer Aldana Ferrer Garcia has created three different window concepts called <i>More Sky</i> that mitigates this issue. By simply twisting and expanding, their frameworks transform from …

Architecture

Samskara Show presentation Fiske Fulldome Film Festival, Boulder, Colorado 2015

R.E.M.'s Peter Buck Announces New Album Warzone Earth Featuring Jeff Tweedy and Krist Novoselic

Former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has announced his latest solo record, <i>Warzone Earth</i>. It's out October 16 via Little Axe Records. Jeff Tweedy, Krist Novoselic, and Buck's super-Earth bandmates Scott McCaughey, Bill Rieflin, and Kurt Bloch will appear on the record, according to Stereogum. …

Cover Art

"Eco Flamethrowers" Fire-Paint in Slow Motion

Bristol-based collective Spark Fire Dance do some “eco flamethrowing” in their new slow motion video.<p>There are people who like to play with fires, or rather, start them: your novice pyromaniacs, your garden variety arsonists. And then there are the people who literally play with fire—like the …

On the corner of Hollywood Blvd and LaBrea. The Maestro was sometimes referred to as "Avida Dollars" Does anyone know how this name came about?